Click or Die

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is cracking down on seat belt usage, but are they overusing their scare tactics?

Who Will Nanny the Nannies?

The arrogance of power that leads politicians to act as parents is hardly new. In The Republic, benevolent dictators served at the top of Plato’s ideal society. And in 1859,

Ron Won, but for Rudy

Who won the second Republican debate? Ron Paul, of course. Unfortunately, he won it for Rudy Giuliani. “I’m suggesting that we listen to the people who attacked us and the

Will Libertarianism Survive Ron Paul?

Can libertarianism survive Ron Paul? When Paul is introduced, his 1988 Libertarian Party presidential candidacy is always a prominent part of his resume, and his presence in the Republican debates

Darfur, Heal Thyself?

In Regarding the Pain of Others, Susan Sontag argued that war photography allows spectators to feel content with the knowledge that they are both sympathetic to the victims of the atrocity

Book Review: Virtual Surreality

Who Controls the Internet? Jack Goldsmith and Tim Wu Oxford, $28.00, 226 pages When the Internet ceased being a techno-scientific novelty and entered the world of mass consumption and communication,